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Published by Longmans, Green and co. in London, New York [etc.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- Russia,
  • Russia -- Foreign relations -- Great Britain,
  • Russia -- History -- Catherine II, 1762-1796,
  • Europe -- Politics and government -- 1648-1789

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsCollyer, Adelaide D"Arcy, Mrs., [from old catalog] ed.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA20 .R91
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23387153M
    LC Control Number01004106

    Scope and Contents of the Collection. The Robert Lee Sherrod Papers include biographical material, correspondence, manuscripts, cabled press dispatches, photographs, notebooks, scrapbooks, published material and letters in a frame. Correspondence comprises both incoming and outgoing correspondence.


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Thompson Michael Herr, who wrote about the Vietnam War for Esquire magazine, gathered his. The papers of army officer and first U.S. president George Washington () held in the Manuscript Division of the Library of Congress constitute the largest collection of original Washington papers in the world.

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“I went to cover the war, and the war covered me,” Herr writes. Acceptance of fate. At the end of January and beginning of February I was listening to the impeachment hearings and trial of President Donald J. Trump as I was processing the John S. Bradway Correspondence with Richard M.

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He was born in Lexington, Kentucky, and began reporting from Vietnam for Esquire in the s, during the height of the war. He later chronicled those experiences in his memoir, is the author of three other books, The Big Room, Walter Winchell, and Kubrick, and coauthor of the screenplays for Apocalypse 4/5.

Michael Herr died in June He was the journalist that I, like most of my peers who reported from Iraq, wished we could have been. His book Dispatches appeared 40 years ago, the pinnacle of embedded-style war reportage. Besides Dispatches, Herr co-wrote Full Metal Jacket, and part of Apocalypse Now–America’s three defining cultural artifacts from the Vietnam War.

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At first, it appears that Herr is not writing chronologically, but jumping around with little rhyme or reason/5(5). Black Dispatches was a common term used among Union military men in the American Civil War for intelligence on Confederate forces provided by African Americans, who often were slaves aiding the Union forces.

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Thompson. "The best book to have been written about the Vietnam War" (The New York Times Book Review); an instant classic straight from the front its terrifying opening pages to its final eloquent words, Dispatches makes us see, in unforgettable and unflinching detail, the chaos and fervor of the war and the surreal insanity of life in that singular combat zone.

"He seems to have brought to this book the ear of a musician and the eye of a painter the premier war correspondence of Vietnam."--Washington Post.

"The best book I have ever read on men and war in our time."--John le Carre." Dispatches puts the rest of us in the shade."--Hunter S.

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